Officers asked to adhere to directives as they discharge duties

Written By: Emily Kenik

NGAO Kenya
NGAO Kenya Covid19 Response TOTs had a training session of 63 officers from Kajiado county with representatives from the 6 subcounties within Kajiado County .

The National Gun Owner’s Association has asked police officers to adhere to the health directives on how to protect themselves as they discharge their duties during this pandemic.

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The association noted that police are in the frontline in implementing government directive on curbing the spread of the Coronavirus among them enforcing curfew orders.

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Speaking in Marsabit after conducting awareness campaigns on police officers on how to protect themselves against contracting the virus, Isaack Mustaq a member of the National Gun Owner’s Association said police officers have been at risk due to their daily duties that include mingling with people.

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Mustaq noted that at least 7,000 police officers have been trained in 33 counties.

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Marsabit Police Commander Samuel Mutunga at the same time asked residents to adhere to the guidelines issued by the ministry of health in order to avert the pandemic.

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Mutunga noted that it was worrying after it emerged that people have been waiting for police to put on masks when in public places.

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